• Fluorite with Calcite
  • Fluorite with Calcite
  • Fluorite with Calcite
  • Fluorite with Calcite
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Fluorite with Calcite

$450.00   €409  £360.00 approx.  

This specimen is priced in US dollars, all other prices are approximate.

ID: CC13718
The Blackdene mine by the village of Ireshopeburn in Weardale, County Durham, England, is one of the more famous mines of this area and renowned for its wonderful purple Fluorite. This specimen is free of any matrix and consists of intergrown rich lilac-purple cubic crystals, typically between 1 to 1.5 cm on edge, and lightly dusted with milky-white Calcite crystals to 2 mm in stacked clusters. Granular black Sphalerite is scattered over the base. A good purple Fluorite from Blackdene mine.

Details

Dimensions
10.0 × 9.0 × 4.2 cm
Categories
Carbonates, Fluorite and Halides
Locality
Blackdene Mine, Ireshopeburn, Weardale, County Durham, England

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen
Calcite, Fluorite

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